5 People Shot In Richmond Robbery

Liquid Cafe In Shockoe Bottom Robbed

August 25, 2018 - 10:43 am

Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Multiple people shot at one crime scene in Richmond.

The Richmond Police Department’s Gene Lepley says it was around 5 a.m. Saturday (8/25/18) when 2 men with guns walked into Liquid Café at 4 North 18th street in Shocked Bottom.  The men announced “this is a robbery” then they opened fire. Five people were struck by bullets. A sixth person in the restaurant was not shot but was also injured.  Lepley says the crooks had their faces covered during the crime. The two did get away with items taken during the robbery.

Richmond Police are asking for the public’s help in solving this crime as they have very little information to go own.   If you can provided any details call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or reach out to them using the P3 app.

On Wednesday, there was a triple shooting at Club Plush in Shockoe Bottom which is around the corner from Liquid Café.  In that triple shooting a Chesterfield County man was arrested as the triggerman. There is no evidence that the two incidents are related.